From The Edinburgh Book Festival - The festival is online this year and the schedule is now live
This may seem strange that I'm sharing this, but Karen was an early mentor to me. So, I am thrilled for her!
Coronavirus Poem Goes from Facebook Post to Picture Book
Walden, Takei, Telgemeier, Tamaki Win 2020 Eisner Awards
From ScreenRant: 5 Best Young Adult Dystopian Tropes (& 5 Worst)
Helping to Normalize Wearing Masks with Tweens and Teens During a Global Pandemic, with fun programming ideas!
Unhappy with District Plans for Fall, Parents Are Creating Personal Learning Pods or Choosing To Homeschool
From The NYT: Looking at Epic Poetry Through 21st-Century Eyes New translations of the “Aeneid,” “Beowulf” and other ancient stories challenge some of our modern-day ideas.
From 101 George Street: Interview with my supervisor, Maureen Farrell
From Library Journal: Resources for Cultivating an Antiracist Mindset
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From Muddy Colors:
Of Man and Monster
40 Years Before the Mast a career retrospective
So, a lawyer and an artist walk into a jungle - interesting art exploration by Corey Godbey
Why Do You Do It? with Jesper Ejsing
From The Virginia and Albert Museum: The V&A Illustration Awards
From Open Press: The cutest little printing press ever - and it works!
From Forbes: How Freelance Book Cover Illustrator Rachelle Baker Gets Her Inspiration
From Shoo Rayner: Interview with friend and illustrator John Shelley
Big News! The House of Illustration is moving and will now be called The Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration
From Art Departmental: WOW! How to Draw in Perspective: 30+ Perspective Drawing Lessons By Illustrator Thomas Romain
From The Artroom Plant:
Eva Eland and her picture book series about feelings
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From The NYT: Schools Beat Earlier Plagues with Outdoor Classes. We Should, Too. (great photos)
From the NYT: President Obama's Eulogy to John Lewis
Also from the NYT: John Lewis' last Opinion piece - a message to us all